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Graces submitted to the Regent House on 15 June 2005

The Council submit the following Graces to the Regent House. These Graces, other than any which is withdrawn or for which a ballot is requested in accordance with the regulations for Graces of the Regent House (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 105), will be deemed to have been approved at 4 p.m. on Friday, 24 June 2005.

1. (A) That a Herchel Smith Lectureship in Intellectual Property Law Fund be established in the University, to be governed by the following regulations:1

Herchel Smith Lectureship in Intellectual Property Law Fund

1. The sum of US$2,500,000 bequeathed to the University by Dr Herchel Smith for the endowment of a University Lectureship in Intellectual Property Law shall form a fund called the Herchel Smith Lectureship in Intellectual Property Law Fund.

2. The first charge on the income of the Fund shall be the stipend, national insurance, pension contributions, and associated indirect costs of the Lecturer payable by the University.

3. After provision has been made in accordance with Regulation 2, the income of the Fund shall be applied to support teaching or research in Intellectual Property Law within the Faculty of Law in such manner as shall be approved by the General Board on the recommendation of the Faculty Board of Law.

4. Any unexpended income in a financial year shall be added to the capital of the Fund.

(B) That the regulations for endowed University Lectureships (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 702) be amended by adding the following entry:

Herchel Smith Lectureship in Intellectual Property Law Fund Intellectual Property Law Law

2. That, on the recommendation of the General Board, the Professorship of Theoretical Solid Mechanics be retitled as the Professorship of Applied Mathematics with effect from 1 October 2007.2

3. That, on the recommendation of the General Board, the Amersham Professorship of Clinical Magnetic Resonance Imaging be retitled the Professorship of Clinical Magnetic Resonance Imaging with effect from 1 October 2006.3

4. That Regulation 2 for the Arnold Gerstenberg Fund and Studentship be amended so as to read:4

2. There shall be a Board of Managers of the Fund, consisting of six persons appointed in the Michaelmas Term, two by the Faculty Board of Philosophy, two by the Board of History and Philosophy of Science, one by the Faculty Board of Physics and Chemistry, and one by the Faculty Board of Biology, to serve for six years from 1 January following their appointment.

5. That the regulations for the Gorley Putt Fund and Lectureship be amended as follows:5

Regulation 4.

By deleting from lines 3 and 4 the words 'or that prescribed by Statute D, XIX, 3 for a University Assistant Lecturer'.

Regulation 5(b).

By deleting from line 2 the words 'or a University Assistant Lecturer, as the case may be'.

6. That the regulations for the Stevenson Prizes be amended, with effect from 1 October 2005, by amending Regulation 2 so as to read:6

2. At least one and no more than four Stevenson Prizes shall be awarded each year by the Degree Committee for the Faculty of Economics for distinction shown by candidates in the examination for the degree of Master of Philosophy in Economics.

7. That the recommendation in paragraph 8 of the Report of the General Board, dated 11 May 2005, on the establishment of a Professorship of Education (Reporter, p. 668) be approved.

8. That the recommendation in paragraph 5 of the Report of the General Board, dated 11 May 2005, on the establishment of a Professorship of Service and Support Engineering (Reporter, p. 668) be approved.

1 In a Notice dated 17 June 2002 (Reporter, 2001-02, p. 910) the previous Vice-Chancellor announced Dr Herchel Smith's generous bequest to the University of more than £45m. Under the terms of Dr Smith's Will, part of the bequest was to be used to endow a University Lectureship in Intellectual Property Law and regulations to govern the endowment are now proposed.

2 Statutes and Ordinances, p. 674. The current holder of this Professorship will retire on 30 September 2007. The Faculty Board of Mathematics and the Council of the School of the Physical Sciences have proposed a change in title in order to reflect the current needs of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics.

3 Statutes and Ordinances, p. 685. The Amersham Professorship of Clinical Magnetic Resonance Imaging has been funded for an initial period of five years from 1 July 2001 by Amersham plc (previously Nycomed Amersham plc). The General Board have been informed that the company will not continue funding the Professorship after 30 September 2006; the full costs of the Professorship from that date will be met by Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Addenbrooke's).

4 Statutes and Ordinances, p. 759. The Board of Managers of the Fund have proposed that the Board of History and Philosophy of Science should be formally represented.

5 Statutes and Ordinances, p. 828. The regulations have been amended to remove references to the office of University Assistant Lecturer which has been abolished.

6 Statutes and Ordinances, p. 861. The regulation has been amended to reflect recent changes in the provision of M.Phil. courses in the Faculty of Economics.

T. J. MEAD, Registrary

END OF THE OFFICIAL PART OF THE 'REPORTER'


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